OSLER TL1 Application

Prior to Application Submission

Meet with potential mentors, select and choose a mentor and project.

If you are applying to the year-long program, contact Dr. Mary Samuels or Dr. Cynthia Morris to discuss your application, mentor and potential project.


Application deadline: Tuesday, February 18, 2014. 


A complete application consists of:

  • A current Curriculum Vitae, which includes education, research and work experience
  • Personal statement
  • A research proposal to be conducted
  • A letter of commitment from mentor and his/her biosketch in NIH format
  • A Student Authorization for Release of Education Information completed by program director (see detailed instructions)
  • In addition to demographic information you will be requested to submit a title and short summary of your research proposal and list your mentor(s) in an online application system.  If your proposed research project is subject to IRB or IACUC approval, you will need to provide an approval number or a plan for obtaining appropriate approval.

All application materials should be submitted preferably as a single PDF or Word document. If unable to combine in one document,each section may be submitted as separate documents. All documents should be named as follows (with appropriate file extension):Last_Application.pdf or Last_CV.docx (e.g.Morris_Application.pdf). Please avoid using any apostrophe's in document names. 

Application Review

This is a unified application for year-long OSLER TL1 and for the short-term OSLER TL1 and SOM Dean's fund for Summer OCTRI Students.  Applications will be reviewed in February and March and applicants will be notified of a decision by late March for all awards.  Please note that the review committee may consider your application for either funding mechanism in the short-term awards as an alternative unless specified in your application.